CADS: Keeping Skiers on the Slopes

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CADS: Keeping Skiers on the Slopes

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Many Alpine skiers are faced with the painful reality of knee injuries at one time or another, and some may even find themselves considering giving up the sport they so enjoy…

Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine at Sochi

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With the 2014 Winter Olympics well underway, the excitement and competitive levels are running high as countries start to count their medals. Officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, and most often referred to as Sochi 2014, the games feature a total of 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines. Sochi 2014 is the debut…

Vonn and Ligety Shine at World Cup Opener

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The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season kicked off in Austria’s Soelden on the weekend, with Americans Ted Ligety and Lindsey Vonn of the US Ski Team claiming the top spots in the World Cup standing for men and women. For Ligety, this was his ninth World Cup win, and as defending champion, the weekend’s success was a good start to the season. Alexis Pinturault of France took second place, with Philipp Schoerghofer of Austria in third place.

2011 Paralympic Sport Awards Shortlists

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will be presenting the 2011 Paralympic Sport Awards in the course of the IPC General Assembly to be held in Beijing, China, in December this year. These awards are conferred on top Paralympic athletes and officials who have contributed to the last Paralympic Games, in this case to the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games.

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Alpine skiing is a winter sport activity that basically includes any discipline which involves the speedy descent of a hillside – snow isn’t even required for the sport to be considered an Alpine sport. Most people use it synonymously to refer to downhill skiing, but the term is much broader than that and can also […]

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